Student Room Essentials & Useful Reading Material

Although likely there will be cooking facilities in student shared accommodation, it will be a communal fridge so it will be likely that you need to label your own own food products, just to avoid any confusion on who owns what. Even better is to get you own mini fridge which comes in various sizes for your room to keep your snacks, milk, and maybe even the odd beer or two. It will also act as a back up for your main fridge should you need to. Click Here for details.

A student cookbook with a difference, The Hungry Healthy Student offers a choice of more than 200 quick, cheap and easy recipes, meaning more money in your pocket and more time to play! All the recipes have a healthy focus which means increased brain power and more energy to enjoy student life to the full. There are also indispensable tips on healthy habits, mood boosters, free ways to get fit and takeaway alternatives. 


All the recipes in this book are balanced for a healthy diet, and they each have an affordability stamp to help with budgeting, as well as detailed instructions to make them accessible to even the most novice cook. Click Here


The Hungry Student Vegetarian Cookbook: More Than 200 Quick and Simple Recipes


The Hungry Student Vegetarian not only gives more than 200 quick and cheap meat-free recipes that are so tasty, even hardened carnivores will keep turning up for dinner. There are also indispensable tips on budgeting, lunchbox ideas, healthy eating and how to get creative with leftovers.

All the recipes in this book are balanced for a healthy vegetarian diet, and they each have an affordability stamp to help with budgeting as well as detailed instructions to make them accessible to even the most novice cook. Click Here


Nosh for Students - A Fun Student Cookbook - Photo with Every Recipe


This is the 4th edition of Nosh for Students, a book originally inspired by the author's son, Ben, who left for university with no cooking skills. Toasted sandwiches and Mars bars were his staple diet, but these didn't serve him too well! What was needed to encourage him to cook was an easily attainable taste of home, oh, and pictures with every recipe! Nosh for Students was born. Since then, Joy has helped over 150,000 students get cooking with her straightforward and simple approach. Joy helps to take the chore out of cooking, giving students a taste of success and making the experience so much fun. Click Here

Vegetarian Nosh for Students: A Fun Student Cookbook - Photo with Every Recipe

This is the 3rd edition of Vegetarian Nosh for Students. This new edition has all new photography and includes fresh new recipes. Originally a sequel to a book inspired by the author's son, Ben, leaving for university, who was clueless in the kitchen.  Since then, Joy has helped over 250,000 students get cooking with her straightforward and simple approach. Joy helps to take the chore out of cooking, giving students a taste of success and making the experience so much fun. Voted Best Overall Winner of vegetarian student cookbooks by student-testers at The Vegetarian Society. Click Here

How to Survive University: An Essential Pocket Guide


TIPS AND IDEAS from freshers week to final exams.

Whether your passion is society life, drinking shots or studying, your university experience will hold both new adventures and fresh challenges. This guide is packed with tips to help you survive and thrive at uni, from pulling an all-nighter in the library to an all-nighter at the club. Click Here

A Guide to Uni Life: The one stop guide to what university is REALLY like


Written by a graduate, A Guide to Uni Life offers a unique viewpoint on how to juggle studying, having fun and avoiding money troubles by someone who has lived through the experience themselves and can pass on lots of handy tips and advice for new or potential students. Click Here

Student Survival Guide: What to expect and how to handle it - insider advice on university life


Lucy Clarke and Jenny Hawkins, both current students at Cardiff University, have written this guide to university life encompassing study, the social scene, accommodation and making the best of university. They cover issues from the chaos of Fresher's week and difficult landlords, to sex and social life, the stress of finals and beyond. Recipes and a university dictionary are also included. Click Here

Starving Student Fund Savings Tin (Standard) 


Makes for an ideal low cost present for friends & family or just leave it on the sideboard so you remember where any lose change should go and why. Of course you could start up a study fund, travel fund, a party fund or even a beer fund, the choice is yours. Click Here


Basic Student Starter Stationery Pack 


  • This A3 zip wallet contains a selection of high quality and essential stationery products.
  • Contains: Binder, notepads, stick pens
  • Highlighters, ruler, stapler & staples, sticky notes
  • Pencils, punched pockets, dividers & sharpener  Click Here